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Jennifer Gay Summers / Author / Freelance Writer

Jennifer Gay Summers is the co-author of Any Way I Can; 50 Years in Show Business, written in collaboration with her father, screenwriter, John Gay. Her writing has appeared in anthologies including Conscious Women, Conscious Mothers, Chicken Soup for the Dog Lover’s Soul, and Chicken Soup for the Cat Lover’s Soul. Her articles and essays have appeared in ADDitude, Adoptive Families, Orange County Family, Whole Life Times, and others. She has been a contributing guest blogger for ADDitude magazine for many years, and had a running blog there called, “Mom’s the Word.”
Jennifer Gay Summers / Author / Freelance Writer
Jennifer Gay Summers / Author / Freelance Writer2 days ago
This month's blog is for those of you parents who are having trouble finding the right sport for your child with ADHD. Does your child get easily distracted right in the middle of a game? Does she have problems following the coach's rules? Do you find yourself pleading with her to give the sport just one more chance? Follow me as I set out to find answers, only to miss the one staring me right in the face.

https://jennifergaysummers.com/when-adhd-and-sports-dont-mix/

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Jennifer Gay Summers / Author / Freelance Writer
Jennifer Gay Summers / Author / Freelance Writer6 days ago
Caught this little guy splashing around and loved the light coming from his feathers. Reminded me to take a breath and appreciate the little things as I head into a busy weekend of working on my book edits. When I’m stuck indoors on my computer all day, those beautiful moments outside make all the difference. Hope you all have a wonderful weekend!

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Jennifer Gay Summers / Author / Freelance Writer
Jennifer Gay Summers / Author / Freelance Writer2 weeks ago
My favorite quote to honor Mental Health Awareness Month this May! In the years I’ve written about my child’s challenges with ADHD, I’ve been happy to see the subject of mental health come more and more into the spotlight. As people break the stigma of shame and seek help, so much healing can happen. More “unashamed conversation” is the way forward!

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Jennifer Gay Summers / Author / Freelance Writer
Jennifer Gay Summers / Author / Freelance Writer3 weeks ago
“May, more than any other month of the year, wants us to feel most alive.”
-Fennel Hudson

Loving this beautiful May morning on a walk that never ceases to inspire me!

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Jennifer Gay Summers / Author / Freelance Writer
Jennifer Gay Summers / Author / Freelance Writer4 weeks ago
This month’s blog is for all the moms who’ve ever felt like the world’s worst mother at one time or another. And, it’s especially for those of you struggling to parent a young child with ADHD or any other difficult challenges. Balancing your needs with those of your child takes extraordinary strength and confidence. In this blog, I give into my guilt, only to realize how little it matters.

https://jennifergaysummers.com/less-than-perfect

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Jennifer Gay Summers / Author / Freelance Writer
Jennifer Gay Summers / Author / Freelance Writer1 month ago
The Festival of Books is this weekend at USC! One of the authors I know who will be signing books is Adanna Moriarty with her poetry collection,
"Threadbare; a Patchwork of Poems
that Make a Life." If you go to the festival, stop by the WPN booth #200, (in the purple zone, by the
poetry collection) and check out her book, which debuted at #1 in new releases in women's poetry
on Amazon.
The other author I know who will be signing books in the same booth is Tamara Miller Davis who wrote the novel, “Despite the Buzz,” a cautionary tale concerning tech's toll in a high
school classroom. She recently won two awards at The BookFest!
Both of these writers deserve congratulations for their successful debuts as authors!
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